Rajan Thapa is working as a Lab Assistant in the Asian Plus Medical Center, a polyclinic in Gongabu, and he manages the whole clinic with the support from two other… More »
On the 8th April, 2017, we held a large picnic to celebrate 12 years of The Umbrella Foundation. Over 300 children, youth and staff attended on the day, and it… More »
Umbrella has been supporting rural schools and their communities since 2007. In that time, with your kind support, we have supported 26 schools, 13 VDC’s (village development committees) in 5… More »
We are proud to announce that our team in Nuwakot district (who are implementing a UNICEF funded project) have been given three awards recently for their outstanding work. On the… More »
Have a read of our latest newsletter to see the activities and achievements of the past few months! Click here to read it.
Chettra was born in Wallung village, Makalu VDC of Sankhuwasabha District in 2003. When he was three years old his mother passed away with severe stomach issues. Two years after… More »
In Nepal things are rapidly changing for women in the workforce, and here at Umbrella we are very proud to have women heading 3 of our main departments. They not… More »
The devastating 7.9 earthquake on April 25th, the 7.3 earthquake on May 12th and all subsequent aftershocks (well over 100 since and still ongoing to a lesser degree nowadays) have… More »
With inflation in Nepal and economic problems worldwide, Mac calls out for volunteers, supporters and sponsors to keep Umbrella’s children’s futures secure.
On December 25th, all Umbrella children and youths in Kathmandu made their way to Tribhuvan University grounds for the yearly Christmas Cup football tournament. Annapurna’s A Team and the Youth’s… More »
Maya (Denmark) at sunrise on the Ghorepani Trek in Pokhara. Umbrella Trekking has launched successfully in 2012 with 5 expeditions booked on 3 different routes in our first season! Seven of… More »
2012 has been a landmark year for reintegrating children in Umbrella – with 156 children reintegrated to date! Read all about re-integration – what it is, why we do it… More »
As the youngest member of the Sagarmatha House family in Umbrella, Kopila is doted on by her sisters. And with a smile like that, it’s hard not to! Last week,… More »
Return to Rasuwa (November 2012) Sitting atop the bus to Rasuwa, I was full of emotions. It had been 18 months since I was there before volunteering in the… More »
Dashain Trip 2012 (October 2012) What a week to arrive in Nepal, smack down in the middle of Dashain! Many of the kids had gone back home to… More »
(from right): Fr Eanna, Stephen, Kian and Philip in our Kanchenjunga home, where they were volunteering (August 2012) by Stephen Gaffney This summer I and nine other students from Terenure… More »